For many people, it can be confusing, but there are actually two versions of SCORM available on the market: SCORM 1.2 and SCORM 2004, but what is the difference? The answer to that question can be found in the three changes that the newest version (2004) brings to the table.
To date, it is still the standard for result tracking, but the latest version of SCORM (2004) is already 15-years-old. The world of e-learning has seen a lot of changes since then, from mobile learning to gamification. So the question on everyone’s mind, is SCORM still the only option? The answer: no, we now have xAPI (formerly known as TinCan).
By Valera Kontsedailo | 4-04-2018
As learning becomes increasingly digitized, the need for a reliable interoperability standard and specification has never been so great. Enter Experience API (xAPI) – the standard that’s quickly occupying the space once held by SCORM. With xAPI, Project TinCan is creating a firm foundation for the future of e-learning. Now, professionals in the fields of HR, L&D and education have the option of capturing previously unthinkable volumes of data, along with highly effective analytics options that firmly connect learning with business outcomes. Let’s look at some of the ways in which this incredible new technology will continue to shake up e-learning in 2019 and beyond.